OMIA:002104-9913 : Corkscrew claw in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: water buffalo

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Species-specific symbol: CSC

Inheritance: In reviewing the inheritance of corkscrew claw in cattle, Heringstad et al. (2018) reported heritability estimates of 9%, 20%, 23%, 2% and 3%.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:002104-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2024 Capion, N., Rinken, A.M., Christensen, C., Dahl-Pedersen, K., Bach, K. :
A scoring system for grading corkscrew claws in dairy cattle. Vet J :S1090-0233(24)00037-6:106098, 2024. Pubmed reference: 38462169. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2024.106098.
2018 Heringstad, B., Egger-Danner, C., Charfeddine, N., Pryce, J.E., Stock, K.F., Kofler, J., Sogstad, A.M., Holzhauer, M., Fiedler, A., Müller, K., Nielsen, P., Thomas, G., Gengler, N., de Jong, G., Ødegård, C., Malchiodi, F., Miglior, F., Alsaaod, M., Cole, J.B. :
Invited review: Genetics and claw health: Opportunities to enhance claw health by genetic selection. J Dairy Sci 101:4801-4821, 2018. Pubmed reference: 29525301. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2017-13531.
2017 van Amstel, S.R. :
Corkscrew Claw. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract , 2017. Pubmed reference: 28457599. DOI: 10.1016/j.cvfa.2017.02.010.
2015 Dhakal, K., Tiezzi, F., Clay, J.S., Maltecca, C. :
Short communication: Genomic selection for hoof lesions in first-parity US Holsteins. J Dairy Sci 98:3502-7, 2015. Pubmed reference: 25726100. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2014-8830.
Ødegård, C., Svendsen, M., Heringstad, B. :
Foot and leg conformation traits have a small effect on genomic predictions of claw disorders in Norwegian Red cows. J Dairy Sci , 2015. Pubmed reference: 25828662. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2014-9186.
2014 Odegård, C., Svendsen, M., Heringstad, B., Ødegård, C., Svendsen, M., Heringstad, B. :
Genetic correlations between claw health and feet and leg conformation in Norwegian Red cows. J Dairy Sci 97:4522-9, 2014. Pubmed reference: 24767887. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2013-7837.
2013 Chapinal, N., Koeck, A., Sewalem, A., Kelton, D.F., Mason, S., Cramer, G., Miglior, F. :
Genetic parameters for hoof lesions and their relationship with feet and leg traits in Canadian Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci 96:2596-604, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23415531. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2012-6071.
Häggman, J., Juga, J., Sillanpää, M.J., Thompson, R. :
Genetic parameters for claw health and feet and leg conformation traits in Finnish Ayrshire cows. J Anim Breed Genet 130:89-97, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23496009. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2012.01007.x.
Häggman, J., Juga, J. :
Genetic parameters for hoof disorders and feet and leg conformation traits in Finnish Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci 96:3319-25, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23498009. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2012-6334.
Odegård, C., Svendsen, M., Heringstad, B. :
Genetic analyses of claw health in Norwegian Red cows. J Dairy Sci , 2013. Pubmed reference: 24035022. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2012-6509.
van der Spek, D., van Arendonk, J.A., Vallée, A.A., Bovenhuis, H. :
Genetic parameters for claw disorders and the effect of preselecting cows for trimming. J Dairy Sci 96:6070-8, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23849633. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2013-6833.
2010 Kujala, M., Dohoo, I.R., Soveri, T. :
White-line disease and haemorrhages in hooves of Finnish dairy cattle. Prev Vet Med 94:18-27, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20116112. DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2009.12.006.
1981 Gogoi, S.N., Nigam, J.M., Singh, A.P., Chandna, I.S. :
Incidence of foot disorders in cattle. Mod Vet Pract 62:941-5, 1981. Pubmed reference: 7329390.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 04 May 2017
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 04 May 2017
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 18 Jan 2020
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 03 Dec 2020